Parent and author Jodie Berndt understands what it's like to release children into the world and still care deeply about them and everything they're up against in life. In Praying the Scriptures for Your Adult Children, Jodie shares prayers designed with your adult children in mind, whether they're just leaving the nest, flying well on their own, or struggling to take off at all.
Jodie shares advice on navigating all aspects of adulthood with encouraging stories from experienced parents who are praying their children through real-life issues like leaving the church, struggling with health concerns, navigating broken marriages, fighting addiction, dealing with financial problems, and more.
In Praying the Scriptures for Your Adult Children, Jodie addresses some of the most difficult questions that confront parents:
- How can I support my children when they make decisions I disagree with?
- Is it too late to start praying for my children?
- What does the Bible teach us about praying for our children?
With the grace and wisdom of someone who's been there, Jodie shares the tools and encouragement you need to find the strength to keep praying, even as you doubt yourself and grieve over your children's choices.
Whatever you're praying for, Praying the Scriptures for Your Adult Children will help you find confidence and peace taken straight from Scripture, guiding you to the bedrock of God's promises as you release your children to God's shepherding care.
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About the Author
Table of Contents
Foreword Jim Daly 11
Part 1 Praying for Your Adult Child
1 The Battle Begins 14
2 Blessing and Releasing Your Adult Child 27
3 Praying for Your Child's Transition to Adulthood 40
4 A Year of Prayer 54
Part 2 Praying For Your Adult Child's Relationships
5 Praying for Good Friends and Fellowship 70
6 Praying for a Future Spouse 85
7 Praying for a Young Marriage 100
8 Praying through a Troubled Marriage or a Divorce 117
Part 3 Praying Through the Milestones in Your Adult Child's Life
9 Praying for a Good Place to Live 134
10 Praying for a Job 150
11 Praying When Your Children Have Children 167
Part 4 Praying for Your Adult Child's Health, Safety, and Well-Being
12 Praying through a Health Crisis 184
13 Praying for Mental and Emotional Health 198
14 Praying for Protection from Harm 214
15 Praying through a Job Loss or Financial Difficulty 227
16 Praying through the Struggles of Infertility 239
Part 5 Praying for Your Adult Child's Victory Over Temptation
17 Praying for Strength to Resist a Party Culture 256
18 Praying for Protection from Sexual Sin 268
19 Praying for Recovery from an Addiction 284
20 Praying for Your Prodigal 298
Epilogue: Is Jesus Enough? 312